Gonçalo Macedo

PhD Researcher


Gonçalo started his doctoral studies at Wetsus in collaboration with Utrecht University, in 2016, as part of the first WaterSEED challenge.
His research focuses on the spread of antimicrobial resistance in farmlands, in particular in effect of manure application to soils and adjacent surface waters.


MSc, Microbiology, Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal, 2014

Research interests

Antimicrobial Resistance, Horizontal Gene Transfer, Manure; Soil, Wastewater

Selected list of publications

(Full list: Google Scholar)

  • Gonçalo, M.; L. Hernandez-Leal, P. van der Maas, D. Heederik, D. Mevius, H. Schmitt. The impact of manure and soil texture on antimicrobial resistance gene levels in farmlands and adjacent ditches. Volume 737, p.139563